JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 862 – JOY, JOY, JOY

Episode 862 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam’s Detroit headquarters at 55 Peterboro St. where I’m continuing my recovery from open heart surgery and featuring an hour of music from the new album by the Back Track Blues Band interspersed with conversations betweeen the Band and Robert Jr. Whitall & Sugar Mae Owens of Big City Rhythm & Blues magazine.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
JOY, JOY, JOY
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 862
Casss Corridor, Detroit, April 30, 2020 [20305]
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Back Track Blues Band: Dixie Grill
Back Track Blues Band Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Back Track Blues Band: Killin’ Time
Back Track Blues Band Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Back Track Blues Band: Natural Born Lover
Back Track Blues Band Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Back Track Blues Band: Best Friend’s Grave (Joy, Joy, Joy)
Back Track Blues Band Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Back Track Blues Band: You’ll Come Back Someday
Back Track Blues Band: Girl On Bordeaux Mountain
Back Track Blues Band Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Back Track Blues Band: She Might Get Mad
Back Track Blues Band Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Back Track Blues Band: Times Is Hard
Back Track Blues Band Conversation with Robert Jr. & Sugar Mae
Back Track Blues Band: Your Baby Has Left


A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Program produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2020 The John Sinclair Foundation

BLUES & ROOTS 118 – YEAH YOU RITE

Episode 118 features great blues sides by Little Walter, The Meters: the Wild Magnolias, Coco Robicheaux, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, and T-Bone Walker.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
YEAH YOU RITE
BLUES & ROOTS 118
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, January 19, 2003 [20212]
Little Walter: Juke
The Meters: Just Kissed My Baby
The Meters: They All Axed Fo’ You
The Meters: Nine Til Five
The Meters: Yeah You Rite
The Meters: Live Wire
The Meters: A Message From The Meters
The Meters: The Mob
Wild Magnolias: Handa Wanda
Wild Magnolias: Wild Magnolia
Wild Magnolias: Hell Out The Way
Coco Robicheaux: Pit Bull
Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Gangster of Love
Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Those Lonely Lonely Nights
T-Bone Walker: Mean Old World
T-Bone Walker: I’m Gonna Leave You Woman
T-Bone Walker: I Think Your Wig Is Gone
T-Bone Walker: Street Walking Woman
T-Bone Walker: Strolling With Bones
Little Walter: Lights Out


A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to Leni & Sunny Sinclair

© 2003, 2020 The John Sinclair Foundation

BLUES & ROOTS 116 – CAN’T QUIT YOU

Episode 116 is playing great blues & gospel sides by Little Walter, The Word, the Blind Boys of Alabama, Precious Bryant, R.L. Burnside, Ike Turner, Joe “Survival” Caruso, Matilda Jones, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Mississippi Fred McDowell, and Richard Johnston.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
CAN’T QUIT YOU
BLUES & ROOTS 116
John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, January 12, 2003 [J20184]
Little Walter: Juke
The Word: Waiting On My Wings
Blind Boys of Alabama: No More
Precious Bryant: Don’t Let The Devil Ride
R.L. Burnside: Shake ’Em On Down
Ike Turner: Catfish Blues
Joe “Survival” Caruso: I Can’t Quit You Baby
Matilda Jones: Need Your Love So Bad
Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Mustang Sally
Magic Slim & The Teardrops: I Ain’t Doing Too Bad
Mississippi Fred McDowell: Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
Mississippi Fred McDowell: Little Girl, Little Girl, How Old Are You
Mississippi Fred McDowell: Fred’s Rambling Blues
Richard Johnston: Do The Romp


A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to Leni & Sunny Sinclair

© 2003, 2020 The John Sinclair Foundation

Retrospective 005: Reeling And Rocking / Ain’t That Good News

Two shows of back to back blues from Martino D Lorenzo and John Sinclair. Featuring the music of Chuck Berry, Buddy Guy, Elmore James, Albert King, Earl King, and a large dose of Muddy Waters, plus many more legends of the blues. Thanks for tuning in.Enjoy,

–Steve Fly

Big City Blues Cruise 57: Reeling And Rocking

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 57 features music by Red Prysock, Dr. John, Rockin’ Dopsie, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Earl King, Percy Mayfield, Albert King, Clifton Chenier, Peter “Madcat” Ruth, The Blues Brothers, Elmore James, Chuck Berry, and Buddy Guy.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

REELING AND ROCKING

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 57

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, circa 1983 [18361]

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Dr. John: Croaker Courtboullion

Rockin’ Dopsie: I’m Just A Country Boy

Rockin’ Dopsie: Let’s Do The Zydeco

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Those Lonely Lonely Nights

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Oh Ba-Ba-Baby

Earl King: Those Lonely Lonely Nights

Percy Mayfield: Vote For Me

Dr. John Conversation with Martino D’Lorenzo

Albert King: Pretty Woman

Clifton Chenier: Worried Life Blues

Peter “Madcat” Ruth: Scratch My Back

The Blues Brothers: Shotgun Blues

Martino D’Lorenzo: Blues Nightmare

Elmore James: Dust My Broom

Chuck Berry: Let It Rock

Chuck Berry: Reeling And Rocking

Buddy Guy: Red House

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 1983, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 


Blues & Roots 34: Ain’t That Good News

 

Episode 34 features live music by Muddy Waters and cuts from Magic Slim & The Teardrops, John Primer, Bobby Rush, Toni Lynn Washington, Mighty Sam McClain, the Lyman Woodard Trio, Albert Collins, and Little Walter.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

AIN’T THAT GOOD NEWS

BLUES & ROOTS 34

John Sinclair, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, May 14, 2000 [18468]

Little Walter: Juke

Muddy Waters: Rolling And Tumbling

Muddy Waters: Hoochie Coochie Man

Muddy Waters: Can’t Get No Grinding

Muddy Waters: I’m A Howling Wolf

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Country Boy

John Primer: Knocking At Your Door

Bobby Rush: Feeling Bad

Toni Lynn Washington: Oh What A Dream

Mighty Sam McClain: All We Need Is Love

Lyman Woodard Trio: Ain’t That Good News

Albert Collins: Mr. Collins, Mr. Collins

Little Walter: Lights Out

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

© 2000, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

John Sinclair Radio Show 729: Star Time

The John Sinclair Radio Show

Episode 729 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit with an hour of music by James Brown that has just been transferred from a cassette of my Blue Sensations radio show from WDET in Detroit on June 23, 1991 that featured the 4-CD box set titled Star Time. There’s another hour of James that will follow on next week’s John Sinclair Radio Show, making this a double dose of dynamite to mark Halloween and All Soul’s Day this year.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

STAR TIME

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 729

WDET-FM, Detroit, June 23, 1991 [20-1744]

[01] Yusef Lateef: Happyology with John Sinclair Intro

[02] James Brown: Ain’t That A Groove

[03] James Brown: I Got The Feeling

[04] James Brown: Let Yourself Go

[05] James Brown: Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag (Parts 1, 2 & 3)

[06] James Brown: There It Is

[07] James Brown: I Don’t Mind

[08] James Brown: Lost Someone

[09] James Brown: Baby, You’re Right

[10] Nate Kendricks & The Swans: Do The Mashed Potatoes

[11] James Brown: Why Do You Do Me

[12] The Poets: Devil’s Den

[13] James Brown: Tell Me What I Did Wrong

[14] James Brown: Out of the Blue

[15] James Brown: Grits

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

Special thanks to Beyonce & Sunny Sinclair

© 1991, 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation

Soul Lucille Show 114: Wind It Up

The Soul Lucille Show

Lucille DJ is on the air from the heart of Italy with a killer hour of soul & super heavy funk and a guest spot by John Sinclair with tunes by Clarence Reid, Lou Johnson, Curtis Mayfield, The Isley Brothers, Bobby Womack, Charles Williams, Andre Williams, Wilson Pickett, Thornetta Davis, Teddy Edwards, The Chi Lites, Andy Bey, Mutiny, and the Wynton Kelly Trio.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WIND IT UP

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 114

Lucille DJ, controradio-fm, Florence, Italy, October 2017 [DLSL-0114]

 

[01] Soul Lucille Theme Music with John Sinclair Intro

[02] Clarence Reid; Nobody But You Babe
[03] Lou Johnson; Beat
[04] Curtis Mayfield; Ain’t Got Time
[05] The Isley Brothers; Ohio > Machine Gun
[06] Bobby Womack; Wind It Up
[07] Charles Williams: Moving Up

[08] Andre Williams: Thunder Thighs
[09] Wilson Pickett: She’s So Good To Me
[10] Thornetta Davis: Rock Me A Little While
[11] Teddy Edwards: Glass Of Water
[12] The Chi Lites: Are You My Woman
[13] Andy Bey; I Know This Love Can’t Be Wrong
[14] Mutiny: Funk N Bop

[15] The Wynton Kelly Trio: Kelly Roll

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Lucille DJ for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Lucille DJ at controradio-fm, Firenze

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 2017 Lucille Mancini. Used with permission.

John Sinclair Radio Show 727: Thelonious

The John Sinclair Radio Show

Episode 727 is coming from Radio Free Amsterdam headquarters in Detroit, where we’re celebrating the 100th birthday of pianist and composer Thelonious Monk with an hour of his earliest recordings made for Blue Note Records between 1947 and 1952 and originally issued on 78 rpm Blue Note 10-inch singles.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THELONIOUS

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 727

Cass Corridor, Detroit, October 5, 2017 [20-1742]

[01] Opening Theme: Yusef Lateef: Happyology

[02] Thelonious Monk: Thelonious

[03] Thelonious Monk: Humphf

[04] Thelonious Monk: Ruby My Dear

[05] Thelonious Monk: Nice Work If You Can Get It

[06] Thelonious Monk: April in Paris

[07] Thelonious Monk: Well You Needn’t

[08] Thelonious Monk: Off Minor

[09] Thelonious Monk: In Walked Bud

[10] Thelonious Monk: Monk’s Mood

[11] Thelonious Monk: Round About Midnight

[12] Thelonious Monk: Evidence

[13] Thelonious Monk: Misterioso

[14] Thelonious Monk: Criss Cross

[15] Thelonious Monk: Straight No Chaser

[16] Thelonious Monk: Carolina Moon

[17] Thelonious Monk: I Mean You

[18] Thelonious Monk: Ask Me Now

[19] Thelonious Monk: Epistrophy

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

Special thanks to Beyonce & Sunny Sinclair

© 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation

Jazz Lunatique 148: Pretzel Logic

David Kunian is honoring the dearly departed poet and performer Jim Carroll on the anniversary of his passing in 2009 and the more recently departed Walter Becker of Steely Dan, plus cuts from Egg Yolk Jubilee, Public Enemy, the Jim Carroll Band, Steely Dan, Thelonious Monk, Samantha Crain, Sweet Crude, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Jim Carroll & Keith Richards, Rickie Lee Jones, the Thirteenth Floor Elevators, and the Hoo Doo Men.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
PRETZEL LOGIC
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 148
David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, September 12, 2017 [DKJL-0148]

[01] Opening Theme: Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons
[02] Public Enemy: Fight The Power
[03] Jim Carroll Band: Wicked Gravity
[04] Steely Dan: FM
[05] Thelonious Monk: Light Blue
[06] Samantha Crain: Wise One
[07] Sweet Crude: Honest Paray
[08] Hurray For The Riff Raff: Reekin’ Beach
[09] Jim Carroll: The City Drops Into The Night
[10] Rickie Lee Jones: The Show Biz Kids
[11] Steely Dan: Pretzel Logic
[12] Thirteenth Floor Elevators: You’re Gonna Miss Me
[13] Hoo Doo Men: The Hill Country Picnic

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by David Kunian for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by David Kunian at WWOZ-FM, New Orleans
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam
© 2017 David Kunian. Used with permission.